What is another word for pinafores?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪnɐfˌɔːz] (IPA)

Pinafore is a term that is commonly used to define a sleeveless garment worn over a blouse, dress or shirt. Although it is a specific term, there are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably to define this type of garment. Some of the most commonly used synonyms for pinafores include aprons, smocks, frocks, and tunic dresses. Each of these terms carries slightly different connotations but can be used to describe similar styles of clothing. Additionally, depending on the specific usage and context, other terms such as jumper dresses and overalls can also be used to describe similar garments.

What are the hypernyms for Pinafores?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Pinafores

The two plump, rosy-cheeked little girls, with their stiffly starched white pinafores, and with their yellow pig-tails sticking out at the sides of their heads, were as much alike as a pair of Dresden ornaments.
"Jane Lends A Hand"
Shirley Watkins
"'Twas yesterday you were in pinafores, chasing butterflies by day and fire-flies by night, out yonder on the lawn.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
Well, I said yes, of course, and I imagined a couple of strips of schoolgirls that I could chat to, and tell them about the sea, and tie on their pinafores before breakfast and dinner, and give them a dose of medicine once a week; while here I am dropped in for being guardian to a couple of beautiful women-girls who will set our jungles on fire with their eyes, sir.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn

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